Place:Lagos de Moreno, Jalisco, Mexico


NameLagos de Moreno
Coordinates21.35°N 101.917°W
Located inJalisco, Mexico
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Lagos de Moreno (Spanish for "Lakes of Moreno"; Spanish ) is a city and its surrounding municipal area of the same name, located in the extreme northeastern part of the state of Jalisco in Mexico. It is part of the macroregion of Bajío. At the 2010 census the city had a population of 153,817 inhabitants, making it the 6th largest city in the state of Jalisco.

The city serves as the municipal seat of the municipality, which has an area of 2,648.22 km² (1,022.48 sq mi) and a population of 153,817 inhabitants, and includes many other outlying small communities, the largest of which are Paso de Cuarenta (San Miguel de Cuarenta) and Los Azulitos.

Lagos de Moreno is occasionally known as the "Athens of Jalisco" because of the numerous writers and poets who were born there.

Important industries include food processing, including milk and dairy products, vegetable oils, and meats, and manufacturing, of footwear and agricultural machinery.

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